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Cochran Family History

Cochran Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from lands in the parish of Paisley, near Glasgow. The place name is of uncertain derivation, perhaps from Welsh coch ‘red’, although this etymology is not supported by the early spelling Coueran.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Cochran Families

  • Number of Cochran families
     324 - 646
     109 - 323
     1 - 108
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cochran families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cochran families
     168 - 334
     57 - 167
     1 - 56
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cochran Family Origin

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Cochran Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cochran

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Cochran Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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